High Fibre Choc Cookies

November, 2020

These cookies are loaded with extra fibre and protein thanks to their secret weapon... chickpeas! I love baking with vegetables and this snack combines the delicious and feel-good taste of dark chocolate and sweet currents, with the crumbly texture of chickpeas. 

High Fibre Choc Cookies

Makes 12

Ingredients
  • 1 can chickpeas, rinsed

  • 1/3 cup natural peanut butter

  • 1 tsp baking powder

  • ½ cup rolled oats

  • 2 tsp honey or maple syrup

  • 1/3 cup pepita seeds

  • ½ cup currants

  • 50g dark chocolate (or chocolate buds), chopped roughly

Method
  1. Pre-heat oven to 180°c and line a baking tray with baking paper

  2. Add chickpeas, peanut butter, baking powder, oats and honey in a food processor and blend until dough-like consistency forms

  3. Transfer into a bowl and add currants, seeds and chocolate. Fold through (you might need to use your hands here)

  4. Roll into 12 balls

  5. Place on the baking tray and using a fork, slightly flatten each ball

  6. Cook for 15 minutes or until light brown

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© Talia Cecchele, 2020